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By host on 8/1/2016 12:01 PM
Is your food service venue keeping up with the trends? Discover and explore what five food movements are happening in healthcare.
By host on 10/26/2015 1:16 PM
For patients in a hospital or healthcare facility, food is one of the only things they can control. Healthcare foodservice facilities can create a comforting environment for patients based around food....
By host on 6/30/2014 9:40 AM
Distractions and distortions around you, the jarring colors and sounds, could shake up the healing chemistry of your mind,...
By host on 4/2/2014 7:52 AM
Where do I buy equipment? How do I know I will buy what my operation needs? Why does an equipment representative or a manufacturer representative call on me but I have to buy from a dealer? Who does the site inspeaction? Who will install the equipment and train my staff?
By host on 1/28/2014 3:15 PM
Understand what a pod is and what it is not. A pod is a point of assembly of trays or bulk food to be sent up to feeding areas (e.g. room, congregate) in a meal delivery cart. Maybe it should be called POA (point of assembly...
By host on 7/18/2013 2:21 PM
I am a big advocate of marketing outside my walls! I put a marketing program together targeted at our surrounding community for communicating about the cafeteria, café and off premise catering venues.  I have programs like discounted catering for first time users, a senior program that offered a select menu at a discounted rate and other such programs that engages various ages and audiences.

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By host on 5/2/2013 6:41 AM
Reading a discussion in the Healthcare Executives Network supported my ideas about a brand. YOU need to have the goods or services you represent give the aha moments and the wow experience to be successful....
By host on 8/21/2012 7:22 AM
Where do I buy equipment?  How do I know I will buy what my operation needs?  Why does an equipment representative or a manufacturer representative call on me but I have to buy from a dealer?  Who does the site inspection?  Who will install the equipment and train my staff?
By host on 3/16/2012 9:58 AM

Distractions and distortions around you, the jarring colors and sounds, could shake up the healing chemistry of your mind, might your surroundings also have the power to heal you? This is the question......

By host on 7/21/2011 7:40 AM
Studies show that a quiet, peaceful environment permits healing for patients and can result in better patient outcomes. The importance of a healing environment is reflected in the HCAHPS survey, which includes a question on the quietness of the unit. Not only does quietness promote comfort...
By host on 5/3/2011 7:34 AM

Increasing patient health has always been a top priority for hospitals. To elevate health, medical and technological advancements are constantly being made. However, until recent years....

By host on 10/1/2010 9:02 AM
Research findings suggest that hospital foodservice quality is “significantly correlated with overall patient satisfaction” (Sheehan-Smith, 2006). The growing number of article, blogs, and social media activities today that are aimed at increasing...
By host on 9/24/2010 12:42 PM
We live in an on-demand world. Anytime from a number of different devices like smart phones, laptops, or televisions, we can access...

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